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NRHA Rural Hospital CFO Certification Program

Center for Rural Health Leadership, National Rural Health Association
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Sydney Grant, MHA


The Center for Rural Health Leadership provides a leadership and certification program for current Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) of rural hospitals.

The curriculum includes:

  • Leadership:
    • Inter-personal leadership
    • Intra-personal leadership
    • Organizational leadership
    • Community leadership
    • Negotiating
  • Operations:
    • Dashboard items
    • Working with the Board and strategic planning
    • Compliance and risk management
  • Financial:
    • Revenue cycle
    • Cost reporting
    • Audits and budgeting
    • Capital asset planning and cost containment
    • Dynamic health payment policies
  • Clinical:
    • Working with clinical leaders
    • Quality

The program is designed for current rural hospital CFOs and individuals who are interested in becoming rural hospital CEOs in the future.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Costs associated with the program are not provided. Make contact for additional information.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Health workforce education and training · Healthcare business and finance · Healthcare executives · Healthcare facilities · Healthcare quality · Leadership

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